I was sitting outside in my new chair
for the first time. It was a Valentine’s
Day slash birthday gift from my
I wasted as much time as possible
because I could easily sit in this
lounge chair for hours on end.
I read my Kindle on my phone which
is a different book than on my
Kindle. A book I had forgotten I was
I opened a crossword. I closed the
crossword; my mind wasn’t up to it.
I was content that death may not
be coming today.
Which made me think as I listened
to the birds, a time is coming when
I won’t hear the birds anymore or
the piercing sound of the wind.
I am holding on to a thread of faith
that says God has the power to do
all that he has promised.
I wait eagerly for what lies ahead
even when my faith is too weak to
see anything but the sound of the